Victorian Specimens of Bracket Fungus (Ganoderma Resinaceum)

Two Large Victorian Specimens of Bracket Fungus (Ganoderma Resinaceum)
Both with old paper labels reading: ‘Fungi cab. No. 4’
19th Century
Size: approx. 18cm high, 29cm wide – 7 ins high, 11½ ins wide
Fungus has long been associated with alchemy and magical potions. Springing mysteriously, often overnight from the earth or from trees they are unique and extraordinary phenomena. As a source of wonder they were often collected and put into cabinets of curiosities.

Victorian Specimens of Bracket Fungus (Ganoderma Resinaceum)

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